Steve White as Cole Levitt
Steve White is a jovial and provocative Aries from St. Louis. Steve earned his BFA in Theater Performance from Missouri State University, after which he moved to New York City. He enjoys BBQs, working out, and playing with his dog Mannie. He dislikes cole slaw, rats, and people who fill their water bottle at the drinking fountain. Recent works include films: 'The Long Con' with Stay Normal Productions; commercials: "Yellow Pages" with Goat Farm Films; and pilots, 'Man Date' with Ladonic Productions. This is his third time working with this crew, having previously been in the films 'Super/Heroes' with NJCThree Films (for which he won a Loomings Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Non-Thesis Film) & 'Raw Umber' with Front Paige Films (Loomings Award nominee for Best Actor in a Thesis Film). He was also nominated for a Best Actor Loomings Award for his work in this film. Currently, he is co-starring in the popular webseries 'Bros', and just finished work on the short horror film The Majors Productions co-produced, 'Bloodlines'.
_"Acting is a release for me. To feel the emotions of others is to experience them for yourself and share the catharsis of the character.
I love what I do and I pride myself on it."
I love what I do and I pride myself on it."
Elizabeth Spano as Margot Tate
Elizabeth Spano graduated NYU’s Tisch School of Drama with a degree in Theater as well as a degree in English & American Literature (cum laude). She enjoys stage combat work both as a performer and as a choreographer and also works in the field of producing as well as acting. Theatrically, she’s happiest participating in new works but she has a consistent love affair with Shakespeare. Favorite recent theater projects include 'Wine and Spirits' (NYTW dir. by Eric Mercado), 'Shakespeare in the Pagoda' with EBE Ensemble, and 'Twelfth Night' with Accidental Shakespeare Company. Shot in conjunction with this amazing project was the short 'Missed Connections', in which Elizabeth acted and produced in collaboration with two brilliant artists. Elizabeth is an Associate Producer on this project. She was nominated for Best Actress for her role in this film as "Margot Tate" at the Naperville Independent Film Festival and won a Best Actrees Loomings Award. Along with several theater productions, she recently produced & acted in a short, 'Unsettling Things', DP'd by 'Us & Them's Marc Riou.
Lindsay Hicks as Allison Wyatt
_Lindsay Hicks is an actor/writer from Texas. Lindsay graduated from Texas State University with a BFA in Acting, which she took straight to New York City. Lindsay has been a part of many short films and webseries, including having a supporting lead role in this crew's film 'Super/Heroes', for which she was nominated for a Loomings Award for Best Actress in a Non-Thesis Film. She hones her improv skills at the Upright Citizens Brigade and produced her first webseries this past April. Currently she is starring on the popular indie webseries 'The Better Half'.
Paul Kropfl as Phil Udecker
_Paul Kropfl has been acting since he was young. His first appearance on television was as the sleeping boy in the DiC Entertainment closing logo at age five. In high school he was nominated for a Rising Star Award for playing Sky Masterson in 'Guys and Dolls'. He got his BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts where he studied at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting. New York and regional theatre credits include 'The Chosen' opposite Tony Award winners John Lloyd Young & Theodore Bikel, 'Splitting Infinity' with Tony Award winner Michael Rupert and 'When the Lights Go On Again' (MAC Award nom.) Tours: 'The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe' & 'The Outsiders'. Film/TV: 'Human Giant', 'Conspiracy', 'Deserted Brothers', 'Inn Mates', and a short film he directed called 'The Ballad of Rosie Graves'. He has also appeared at the UCB Theatre in LA, and on the interwebs in various comedy shorts. Paul is a native of New Jersey but currently resides in Brooklyn with his awesome fiancee and evil cat. He is an associate producer on 'BBQ Pitmasters' and 'Welcome to Myrtle Manor', and will be producing the sequel to the cult classic 'The Hebrew Hammer'.
Ian Boswell as Danny McKenzie
_Ian Boswell is in his third year at LIU Post as a film major. Along with film Ian has a great love of and interest in theater (studying it as his minor), having acted in it throughout most of his life. Favorite selected roles include Algernon in 'The Importance of Being Earnest' and Horace Vandergelder in the musical 'Hello, Dolly!'. Among his many passions include the Choir and Vocal Jazz groups at Post, both of which Ian was a freshman member. He is also one of Post's most enthusiastic RA's. Ian grew up in Buffalo, New York.
Lauren Ashleigh as Lauren Hollis
_ Lauren Ashleigh, originally from southern Maryland, ventured to New York for school at SUNY New Paltz. She graduated in 2010 with a B.A. in Theater Performance. After a brief stint in Pennsylvania, Lauren finally settled in New York City and has been actively pursuing a performing career ever since. In her year and a half in the Big Apple, Lauren feels honored to have been able to expand her resume to three features, six solid short films, two theatrical performances, work with a comedy improv team, and becoming a proud member of 68 Cent Theater Company. Lauren is excited to be a part of 'Us & Them', and has been pursuing a film career post-filming. Among many theater productions she also recently starred in the horror short produced by The Majors Productions with her 'Us & Them' cast mate, Steve White- 'Bloodlines'.